Joined: 1 Jan 01
my computer seems to be working extra hard. the fan kicks in often ( or maybe just goes to a faster speed ) where do i go in preferences to slow it down
Joined: 9 Apr 02
Go to your Preferences, find the option "Use at most X% of CPU time" with the description "Can be used to reduce heat". By default X = 100%. Change it to something like 75% or 50%. Save your preferences.
The next time BOINC checks for more work, it will notice that your preferences have changed and it will automatically download the new preferencs and begin using them immediately.
Joined: 19 Sep 00
Use at most __% of CPU time Can be used to reduce CPU heatin your Computing preferences.
But first see if removing the dust bunnies helps reducing the noise.
There's also an external tool (TThrottle) that works "better" than the builtin BOINC throttle mechanism.
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